Issue 2

EQ issue 2 digs into one of the most critical parts of a startup ecosystem–funding–featuring insights from 10 VC and private equity funds, a guide to St. Louis funding sources, a spotlight on a leading St. Louis accelerator and more. Don’t miss our cover story on St. Louis Need/Want, an exploration of life sciences startup sectors in St. Louis.

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STL Startup Funding

Million-dollar ideas need more than sweat equity to transform into a successful product or service. From accelerators supplying seed-level startup cash and mentorship to...

Since we launched eight months ago, EQ has focused on taking the pulse of St. Louis’ startup scene: Where it is now, where it’s...

How a Brit, a Texan and a New Yorker came together to build a unique product design company in the Midwest.

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
Matt Badler

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
Brian Matthews

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
John Hamer

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
Brian Kinman

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
Pete Reinecke

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
Jay Schmelter

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
Tom Hillman FTL Lewis & Clark

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...
Brian Clevinger EQ Prolog

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based...

Sam Altman left his hometown of St. Louis to build businesses. Now, he helps other tech startups grow as president of Y Combinator, the most commercially successful accelerator in the country.

How Capital Innovators became a nationally- ranked accelerator program, and why the St. Louis region stands to benefit.

How entrepreneur Randy Schilling is building a different kind of startup community in St. Charles.
Cultivation Capital EQ Life Science

What's happening in the Life Sciences sector and where is it headed next? We sat down with Rick Ryan to find out. Rick Ryan is...

We examine St. Louis’ life sciences startup scene: a hotbed of innovation, growth and promise.

When it comes to deciding where to invest, St. Louis- based iSelect Fund keeps the region top of mind.
Bio STL Global STL EQ

How BioSTL’s team is building a relationship with Israel’s startups to grow St. Louis’ ecosystem.

At my school, students took a test in the third grade to determine if they were “gifted” or not. If a student hit the...

Crystal is the St. Louis community engagement manager for LaunchCode. A Michigan native, coding captured her attention and kept her in St. Louis. How did you...

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